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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Rossana Barragán Spectacular Wealth: The Festivals of Colonial South American Mining Towns . By Lisa Voigt . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. x, 225 pp. Paper , $29.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2013) 93 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Christina Bueno Funerals, Festivals, and Cultural Politics in Porfirian Mexico . By Esposito Matthew D. . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2010 . Photographs. Illustrations. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xvi , 313 pp. Paper , $29.95 . Copyright 2013...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 427–458.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Hendrik Kraay Abstract This article examines the pre-Lenten festivities labeled entrudo in early nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro and traces the efforts to repress them, which enjoyed a measure of success by the mid-1850s. During this period, the predominant form of pre-Lenten revelry involved...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2012) 92 (2): 303–330.
Published: 01 May 2012
... projected themselves onto the national stage. In support of the war effort, they organized fund drives and sent uniforms and other supplies to the front. Following Brazil’s victory, they sponsored parades and other public festivities in honor of the returning troops. While hailing the army’s achievements in...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 February 2018
... University Press 2018 In Espacio y tiempo de fiesta en Nueva España (1665–1760) , Judith Farré Vidal synthesizes and reconsiders the significance of a variety of marginalized festival texts produced in colonial Mexico during its least known century. The author skillfully contextualizes each source's...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 522–524.
Published: 01 August 2014
...-Brazilian culture a repository of folkloric tradition during a period of accelerated modernization in the center-south. Ickes shows that cherished symbols of Bahia so familiar today — the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé, the dance / martial art capoeira, the Afro-Catholic festivals and processions — first...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... “extraordinary relationship to divinity” (p. 27). Inexplicably, her argument about Saint Bridget is buried in an endnote. Her examination of this comedia includes a study of the festival book that was prepared to commemorate its performance and related festivities. She argues persuasively that the festival book...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2009) 89 (1): 41–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... photo of 22 young Mayas covered the front page of Guatemala’s daily El Gráfico on July 30, 1978, accompanied by an unexpected headline: “Reinas Indí- genas [Indigenous Pageant Queens] Condemn This Year’s Folklore Festival.” As the pageant queens and supporters announced a boycott of the state...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 580–581.
Published: 01 August 2016
... avatar of that history. Introducing music festivals and popular and regional music as part of a socialist education curriculum was central to the civic calendar of the BME. Under the ideology of mestizaje , Mexican intellectuals imagined social and cultural integration for Latin American societies...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2009) 89 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 February 2009
... protest of a group of reinas indigenas, or indigenous pageant queens, against the massacre of indigenous campesinos in the community of Panzós, Guatemala, in 1978. Konefal explains how state- sponsored indigenista events such as the annual Folklore Festival, which cele­ brated the “Mayan soul” of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2015) 95 (1): 71–102.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the Caribbean coastal region, to officiate a patriotic rite concerning vallenato music. Before distinguished members of the country's elite, crowds of mixed-race people, and an international gathering of the media, the presidents and their entourages inaugurate the Vallenato Legend Festival in...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 379–381.
Published: 01 May 2015
... support of the state. Yes, if one is willing to contemplate the postexceptionalist millennial cinema on its own terms, as a middle class–oriented medium that, on the one hand, still features the exhibition of authorial experimentation in the state-run Cineteca Nacional and at film festivals (pp. 196–97...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 725–726.
Published: 01 November 2017
... featuring sculptures of Saint Francis and festival costumes that integrate avian attributes, which demonstrates the perseverance of colonial religious practices into the present day. His inclusion of the twenty-first-century Andean world within a book about colonial art provides a refreshing take on the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2012) 92 (3): 399–401.
Published: 01 August 2012
... until his death in 1968 wrote a daily column for the popular Rio de Janeiro newspaper Última Hora. To the government’s solemn invocations of nationalism, anticommunism, and the defense of Western civilization, Porto responded with sardonic denunciations of “the festival of foolishness that is dev...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 February 2018
... private ceremonies, these great festivals were largely public and state sponsored. Morán considers the feasting and ceremonial use of food in these and finds a very complex symbolism at work. Certainly many ceremonies were to guarantee a good harvest. But in many others food was intimately related to the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 May 2018
... processes of cultural change that the Afro-Brazilian population underwent in the center-west. She does this by describing their daily resistance to slavery, principally through their religious gatherings, festivals, and rites, as well as the complexity of the different roles played by freed populations and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 510–511.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., also has an Andean source. Bruce Mannheim explains that the Warikza arawi in Guaman Poma de Ayala's text is a generic festival narrative that serves as “a normative guide to performing the ritual” (p. 227). And Gregory Khaimovich argues that Guaman Poma de Ayala's use of Quechua in the text suggests...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 February 2019
... in Bogotá hoped would improve indigenous people's lives, as well as government support for folklore festivals in Tolima and Huila. What's more, Karl is able to demonstrate that these were not pie-in-the-sky initiatives that emanated from Bogotá. He traces the push behind such initiatives back to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 386–388.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi, 340 pp. Paper , $29.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Wooden canoes with graceful butterfly fishing nets gliding across Lake Pátzcuaro and the festive glow of candles and marigolds on the now famous Noche de los Muertos have made this...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 February 2017
... time (businessmen in the 1950s, exchange students in the 1960s and 1970s, and laborers in the 1940s) as well as particular festivities and cultural events (La Fiesta de los Vaqueros and the arrival of Pancho Villa's statue to Tucson), Cadava presents the region as a different world, where the...